Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette's program
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette. Marquette officially announced Friday that it had hired Smart to replace Steve Wojciechowski, who was fired a
Marquette hires Shaka Smart as new men’s basketball head coach
The Marquette Golden Eagles made a splashy hire Friday, hiring Shaka Smart as their new men’s basketball head coach.
Marquette fires head coach Steve Wojciechowski after seven seasons
The Marquette Golden Eagles are relieving Steve Wojciechowski of his duties as head coach of the men's basketball team, the university announced Friday. Wojciechowski, who was hired by Marquette before the 2014-15 campaign, spent the last seven seasons with the Golden Eagles. He compiled a 128-95 overall record and a
NCAA Capsules-South Regional
Waco, Texas. 22-2. Nickname: Bears. Coach: Scott Drew. Conference: Big 12. Bid: At-Large. Region: South. Seed: No. 1. Tournament History: 14-12, 2 Final Fours in 12 appearances. Last appearance: 2019, lost to Gonzaga in the Second Round. Season Stats Team Scoring: 84.4 points per game; 49.3 fg pct; 41.8 3-pt